Meditation and Yoga for Travelers: 6 Tips to Improve your Practice

A sunset and woman on a beach doing yoga while traveling

This article was written by Lucile Hernandez Rodriguez of the nomadic yoga blog lucilehr.com.   Traveling is, without a doubt, an exciting opportunity to be in a whole new place and immerse yourself in various cultures. Although it can be fun, it can also be stressful. I’m talking about jet lag after moving between time …

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The Top 15 USA National Parks to Visit in Fall

Grand Canyon, one of the best national parks to visit in fall in America

Fall is an unbeatable season for exploring America’s vast network of awe-inspiring national parks. Why not visit when summer crowds are long gone, wildlife is abundant, and the weather is generally about as pleasant as it could be? Whether you want to gaze at autumn foliage, peer into active volcanoes, or kayak with alligators, the …

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The Stunning East Coast of Taiwan Part 1: Yilan to Hualien and Taroko Gorge

East Coast Taiwan, Yilan to Hualien

Where should you go if only visiting Taiwan for 1-2 weeks? Most say that if you like history and culture, stick to the west coast. If you like scenery and nature, head to the east coast of Taiwan. While this is a simplistic breakdown of Taiwan’s diverse and abundant attractions, but there’s no denying that …

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A Day Trip to Yingge Old Street, Taiwan’s Pottery Capital

Yingge, Taiwan is the country’s undisputed center of pottery and ceramics, and one of the most interesting day trips from Taipei for anyone interested in ceramics and the arts. Taiwanese ceramics range from perfect renditions of ancient Chinese styles to creative, modern innovations. For a country that is one of the world’s great producers of …

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A Guide to Dulan, Taitung: Taiwan’s Coolest Beach Hangout

Dulan Beach Taitung Taiwan

If you’re traveling down Highway 11 on Taiwan’s east coast from Hualien to Taitung or Kenting, looking for good surf, want to hang out with artists, or just seeking an antidote to nearby Kenting’s resort scene, Dulan is your spot. Dulan is located in a remote and very beautiful corner of Taiwan, but even from …

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A Guide to Luye & the Taitung Hot Air Balloon Festival 2020

Hot air ballooning, one of the best things to do in in Taiwan!

Luye is a gorgeous, rural town in Taitung county, in the southeast corner of Taiwan. It is famous for the International Taitung Hot Air Balloon Festival, which takes place there every summer in Taiwan, but I think it’s a fabulously scenic and laid-back place to stay any time of year, especially if you are looking …

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25 Awesome (and weird) Things to Do in Ximending Taipei

Things to do in Ximending Night Market Taipei

Step foot in Ximending Taipei (西門町台北) and you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve been teleported to Japan. That’s why people call Ximen, officially the “Ximending Youth Shopping District,” the “Shinjuku of Taipei.”  You may also see it written as Ximen market, Shi-men Ting night market, Ximenting night market, or Xi Men Ding night market. …

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